Ariel

Ariel (Air´ee-uhl)

1 One of the leading men summoned by Ezra (Ezra 8:16). 2 In (2Sam 23:20) and (1Chr 11:22), either a personal name or a common name meaning “heroes” or “altar hearths.” 3 A word translated “altar hearth” in (Ezek 43:15-16). 4 A poetic designation for Jerusalem, apparently derived from the presence of Yahweh’s main altar there (Isa 29:1-2). The plural, translated “the valiant” in the NRSV (Isa 33:7), probably means “inhabitants of Ariel.”

Ezra 8:16

16Then I sent for Eliezer, Ariel, Shemaiah, Elnathan, Jarib, Elnathan, Nathan, Zechariah, and Meshullam, who were leaders, and for Joiarib and Elnathan, who wer ... View more

2Sam 23:20

20Benaiah son of Jehoiada was a valiant warrior from Kabzeel, a doer of great deeds; he struck down two sons of Ariel of Moab. He also went down and killed a li ... View more

1Chr 11:22

22Benaiah son of Jehoiada was a valiant man of Kabzeel, a doer of great deeds; he struck down two sons of Ariel of Moab. He also went down and killed a lion in ... View more

Ezek 43:15-16

15and the altar hearth, four cubits; and from the altar hearth projecting upward, four horns.16The altar hearth shall be square, twelve cubits long by twelve wi ... View more

Isa 29:1-2

The Siege of Jerusalem
1Ah, Ariel, Ariel,
the city where David encamped!
Add year to year;
let the festivals run their round.2Yet I will distress Ariel,
and the ... View more

Isa 33:7

7Listen! the valiant cry in the streets;
the envoys of peace weep bitterly.

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